Hill: Antonio Stradivari : his life and work
Antonio Stradivari : his life and work
This is the definitive work on Stradivarius and one of the great musicology books. It covers construction methods, woods, varnishes, types of instruments, and special features as well as the life of the composer.
Construction methods, woods, varnishes, known instruments, types of instruments, life, special features. 93 illustrations, plus 4 color plates.(ISBN 9780486204253)